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Courtney Malone



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Greenville SC Heirloom Children's Portraits


Nash | South Carolina Heirloom Portrait Photographer

Nash was a little hesitant of the camera at first, but once he warmed up he was ALL smiles! I loved photographing his joyful, oh so precous personality. A lot of little ones need a few minutes to warm up to the camera, which is natural and age appropriate, but we usually have so much fun together that they don’t want to leave when their sitting is over!

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Eliza | Heirloom Portrait Photographer in Greenville, SC

Eliza! She’s as joyful in person as she is in these beautiful heirloom portraits. Mom walked in and was so thankful we got a rainy, humid day for portraits because it made her precious curls SHINE! That’s the beauty of using studio lights… rain or shine, we get gorgeous portraist.



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Baby Ace | Greenville SC Natural Lifestyle Newborn Photographer

Sweet Ace was a DREAM in the studio for his newborn session. Big sister Collins was over the moon to be a big sister, and loved telling me all about her baby brother.

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Using Flash to Get a Natural Light Look for Lifestyle Photographers

It’s no secret that I LOVE natural light. I love when the stars align and beautiful, diffused natural light pours into the windows of my clients homes, creating that light, bright airy light I love so much.

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Evelyn | Greenville Heirloom Portrait Photographer

Sweet Evelyn took a few minutes to warm up, but once she did she couldn’t stop smiling! I love seeing what makes these little ones tick, and figuring out how to get Evelyn to come out of her shell was so much fun.

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Studio Newborns

Elliana | Simple Organic Studio Newborn Photographer Greenville SC

Sweet Bennet, what a dream! He was so content and peaceful for his studio session, and we captured a beautiful variety of images. I love the dress mom chose from the studio wardrobe – the perfect dress for the arrival of a beautiful baby boy!



Gibson | Greenville SC Traditional Heirloom Children’s Portraits

Gibson! This girl showed up in STYLE to her session, wearing just her skivvies! She’s got an absolutely precious personality and a sweet sense of humor. I enjoyed photographing her so much!



Caroline and Payton | Greenville Heirloom Portrait Photographer

Caroline and Payton travelled in two hours for their portrait sittings, and I’m so glad they did! Caroline immediately loved her time in front of the camera, but little sister Payton was a little shy! We played on the floor and warmed up a bit to get her comfortable, and after learning that the camera wasn’t scary, she gave us the sweetest smiles and expressions.



The Roberts Family | Fine Art Portrait Studio in Greenville, SC

The Roberts family was such a joy to photograph in my Greenville, SC natural light studio! I’m often asked “is all white for clothing too much in your all white space?” and the answer is a resounding NO! It just photographs so beautifully.

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The Kenna Family | Greenville, SC Studio Family Photographer

The beautiful Kenna family came to the studio to celebrate the adoption of their youngest daughter, sweet Annie! I loved my time with this sweet crew. The love and joy in their family is palpable and I think it truly shines in these images!

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Jack | One Year Milestone Studio Session in Greenville, SC

We celebrated Jack’s first birthday with a back to back session combination of heirloom portraits, and a lifestyle session with his mom and dad! I love doing sessions like this, becuase the images from portraits and lifestyle are just so different, and special in their own ways.


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